Thursday, 7 March 2013

Outfit O'Clock #178 - It's All About Brat & Suzie



Hippy Dog Sweater - Brat & Suzie* £40 | Floral Jeans - New Look Kids (Old) | Shirt - Primark (Old) | Bracelets - Primark £2 | Satchel - Brand Village* £34.50 (Also available in other colours)

If you've never heard of Brat & Suzie then it's about time you did. I first heard of the brand and the two fabulous ladies behind it, Polly & Charlotte, when they appeared on Dragon's Den back in 2011. I remember thinking at the time how cute their animal themed designs were and I was eager to see how they'd do with the economy being the way it was. Two years on and they're still going strong with their clothes now being sold by online giant, ASOS. This jumper is from their latest spring collection and I have to say, it's right up my street. Those who know me well will know I'm a bit of a fan of animals - I've grown up with pets around me ever since I was born and I'll probably continue to have pets until I'm super old... like 90 or something.

I must be honest, I did find it difficult to style this jumper. Mainly because I never wear anything too casual and unlike the vests or t-shirts that Brat and Suzie sell, this jumper couldn't really be worn with a blazer and smartened up. I do love a challenge though, so I decided to team the short sleeved sweater with my floral jeans and added a cream shirt underneath for a quirky edge. Due to the oversized nature of the jumper (and my Hobbit-like frame) I decided to cinch it in with a rope effect belt and added plenty of bracelets to finish off the look. 

And hey presto, a look which is still quite 'me' but is different at the same time.

What do you think of Brat & Suzie? Have you tried their clothes before?

18 comments:

  1. lovely look, the colors are so pretty and the pants are adorable
    xx ish
    http://tiny-heart-beats.blogspot.com/

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  2. i want this top. check out my beagle i must have this top lol. great outfit
    http://kimiandme.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. Aww you definitely should get this if you have a beagle!! This was made for you haha :) xx

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  3. wow I love your satchel, it's so pretty! great styling :)

    Drawing Dreaming

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    1. Thanks Heidi :) WIll check out your giveaway xx

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  5. I absolutely love this outfit - brilliant use of the belt too ;)
    You really think outside the box. Great style.
    @LJT_fash
    LJTfash.blogspot.co.uk
    xx

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    1. Thanks Laura, really pleased you like it!! xx

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  6. Hope u don't mind i mentioned you in my new post!cant help but love your stlye

    http://kimiandme.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. Thank you so much Christina! Will take a look now :) xx

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